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File:Edgeworthstown House.jpg|thumb|Edgeworthstown House, Ireland '''Maria Edgeworth''' (1 January 1768 – 22 May 1849) was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. She held advanced views, for a woman of her time, on estate management, politics and education, and corresponded with some of the leading literary and economic writers, including Sir Walter Scott and David Ricardo.
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Birth placeBlack Bourton, Oxfordshire, England
Death date{{death date and age|1849|5|22|1768|1|1|df=y}}
Death placeEdgeworthstown, County Longford, Ireland
Relatives* Richard Lovell Edgeworth
(Father 1744–1817)
OccupationWriter (novelist)
NationalityAnglo-Irish
Period18th century
GenreRegionalism, Romantic novel, children's literature
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